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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date2-21-1991
Height5' 9"
Weight190 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
1.02015
1.12016
0.12017
0.32018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2015 TOR 24 62 238 66 18 0 8 18 43 2 3 1 .304 .361 .498 105 2.3 1.4 -0.1 1.0
2016 TOR 25 101 432 123 28 1 11 20 87 0 4 1 .300 .332 .454 93 -1.6 1.6 -0.4 1.1
2017 TOR 26 50 197 48 18 0 5 7 38 2 4 2 .259 .291 .438 81 -3.8 1.2 -1.9 0.1
2018 TOR 27 103 378 83 14 3 11 16 64 5 3 2 .232 .275 .381 82 -6.5 0.8 -1.5 0.3
Career60725216731341765168387245716.292.344.45011037.715.13.612.7

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2012 ONE A- 25 107 .253 .312 .366 .284 87 6.6 2.9 -0.2 122 3 -0.7 0.1 3.0 0.5
2013 WMI A 77 339 .254 .328 .379 .375 101 28.9 9.5 -1.2 135 1 9.2 3.3 13.8 3.6
2013 LAK A+ 55 237 .264 .340 .391 .371 98 20.9 7.0 -0.4 160 2 -5.6 2.4 17.5 2.1
2014 ERI AA 100 441 .259 .322 .390 .327 107 7.1 12.1 -0.6 122 1 2.2 2.7 12.6 3.1
2015 TOR MLB 62 238 .254 .314 .405 .347 104 10.9 6.4 -0.3 105 20 -0.1 1.4 2.3 1.0
2015 NHP AA 3 12 .270 .322 .381 .100 113 -2.2 0.3 -0.1 97 3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
2015 BUF AAA 8 38 .265 .323 .365 .304 96 -1 1.1 -0.3 91 3 -0.1 0.8 -0.4 0.1
2016 TOR MLB 101 432 .260 .322 .426 .358 109 2.7 12.2 -0.8 93 12 -0.4 1.6 -1.6 1.1
2016 DUN A+ 4 16 .253 .326 .364 .357 117 0.3 0.5 -0.1 102 6 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0
2016 BUF AAA 5 22 .271 .343 .429 .300 100 -0.7 0.6 -0.1 104 4 -0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0
2017 TOR MLB 50 197 .254 .323 .429 .299 103 -3.4 5.8 -0.3 81 22 -1.9 1.2 -3.8 0.1
2018 TOR MLB 103 378 .246 .317 .413 .255 105 -10.8 10.6 -0.5 82 18 -1.5 0.8 -6.5 0.3
2018 BUF AAA 14 64 .256 .319 .399 .222 97 -6 1.9 -0.2 106 2 3.1 0.5 0.6 0.6

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2012 ONE A- 107 93 17 26 2 2 3 41 11 8 10 3 1 .280 .352 .441 .161 1 2
2013 WMI A 339 290 55 102 17 2 6 141 42 35 32 14 3 .352 .430 .486 .134 4 2
2013 LAK A+ 237 214 38 75 11 2 10 120 34 18 32 8 1 .350 .401 .561 .210 3 0
2014 ERI AA 441 396 68 118 20 7 10 182 52 37 60 16 5 .298 .358 .460 .162 4
2015 TOR MLB 238 217 38 66 18 0 8 108 35 18 43 3 1 .304 .361 .498 .194 1 0
2015 NHP AA 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .091 .083 .091 .000 1 0
2015 BUF AAA 38 32 5 7 1 0 0 8 0 6 9 1 0 .219 .342 .250 .031 0 0
2016 DUN A+ 16 14 1 5 2 0 0 7 5 1 1 0 0 .357 .375 .500 .143 1 0
2016 TOR MLB 432 410 54 123 28 1 11 186 50 20 87 4 1 .300 .332 .454 .154 1 1
2016 BUF AAA 22 22 2 6 2 0 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 .273 .273 .364 .091 0 0
2017 TOR MLB 197 185 22 48 18 0 5 81 24 7 38 4 2 .259 .291 .438 .178 2 1
2018 BUF AAA 64 62 9 13 1 0 1 17 4 2 7 1 0 .210 .234 .274 .065 0 0
2018 TOR MLB 378 357 41 83 14 3 11 136 44 16 64 3 2 .232 .275 .381 .148 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 940 0.4904 0.4543 0.8244 0.5813 0.3319 0.8993 0.6981 0.1756 0.0000
2016 1712 0.5099 0.4930 0.8187 0.6334 0.3468 0.9042 0.6564 0.1813 0.0000
2017 741 0.4831 0.4669 0.8121 0.6229 0.3211 0.9193 0.6179 0.1879 0.0000
2018 1389 0.5083 0.4845 0.7964 0.6728 0.2899 0.8947 0.5606 0.2036 0.0000
Career47820.50140.47890.81230.63300.32340.90280.63080.18770.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-10 2014-05-19 Minors 39 0 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-08-10 2012-09-05 Minors 26 0 Right Surgery Inguinal Hernia - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 TOR $1,450,000
2017 TOR $545,200
2016 TOR $511,200
2015 TOR $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,563,900
2018Current$1,450,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$3,013,900
4 yrTotal$3,013,900

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 0 dArland Sports1 year/$1.45M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2018). Re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Toronto 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2016). Re-signed by Toronto 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15.
  • Acquired by Toronto in trade from Detroit 11/12/14.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2012 (13-424) (Florida State). $0.2M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .275 .284 .415 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .309 .355 .479 ?
18 Split (Multi) .034 .071 .064 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 ?
30 vs L (2016) .260 .257 .360 ?
31 vs R (2016) .313 .355 .484 ?
38 Split (2016) .053 .097 .124 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)I am in a head-to-head, AL-only keeper league. Five keepers, no restrictions (i.e., no time limit, no salary implications). Hitter categories: R, RBI, OBP, SLG, PA and A (yes, assists). Here is how I am leaning on my keeper candidates: Locks, barring injury or trade to NL: Sale and Machado Next three: Alex Bregman, Miguel Sano and Devon Travis Could move up: Nomar Mazara, Jurickson Profar, Byron Buxton Do you think I have it right?
(vgalloro from Chicago)
This is a really tough decision. I would keep Machado, Sale, Bregman and Mazara as my surefire locks. It comes down to Buxton and Sano for the final spot in my book. Given the other options you're going to have at third base between Machado and Bregman, I would lean towards Buxton. He's missed a ton of development time due to injuries and is just starting to put it together at the plate against major-league pitching, as evidenced by his performance over the last few weeks. With steals becoming so scarce in fantasy, I would gravitate towards Buxton. Devon Travis is already 25-years-old and coming off several injury riddled seasons. He and Profar (for similar reasons) are the guys I would have no problem throwing back. Thanks for the question! (George Bissell)
2016-06-21 20:00:00 (link to chat)Which two of these second basemen would you suggest for a competing team in a 10-team dynasty league: Jon Schoop, Devon Travis, Steve Pearce, Joe Panik?
(Joey from Michigan)
Schoop and Panik, although I thought about replacing Panik with Pearce for a second. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-05-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Best stash in 14 team H2H points league - a prospect like JP Crawford, Swanson or TAILLON OR a DL stash like Ryu DeSclafani or Devon Travis (Rendon is my 2B, Parra or Tomas my UTIL). Would you drop Tomas or Carlos Rodon to clear the roster spot? Thanks!
(dylanrox from New Orleans)
I would not drop Carlos Rodon because I am contractually obligated to always have Carlos Rodon. I don't think any of these guys but Ryu is helping much in 2016. (Christopher Crawford)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Devon Travis is going to AAA. Is he the spark this Jays offence needs? Please... we need a glimmer of hope...
(Chris from Toronto)
I wouldn't be that worried about the Jays offense, it's the pitching that I think is going to be their biggest issue. I like what Devon Travis does, but I've been on record in the past saying that I don't think he's going to hit for a ton of power, especially coming off a shoulder injury. Still, he's an upgrade at least offensively over Goins and Barney. (George Bissell)
2015-10-19 19:00:00 (link to chat)What should I make of Devon Travis? Is his injury a worry. I've got Travis, Gordon and Baez at 2B, who should I look at moving?
(Kevin from Los Angeles)
I'm not concerned about Travis' injury long term but I would like to see him on the field. I think you have to try to move Travis and hope that Baez delivers sooner rather than later on his high ceiling. (Tout Wars Champ Mike Gianella)
2015-07-28 18:00:00 (link to chat)Who leads off in Toronto, Devon Travis? What would your lineup look like? without worring about RHP/LHP splits.
(ares1800jr from San Antonio)
It's gotta be Travis. Donaldson has the OBP to lead off but I would love him in the two spot. Then you can go Tulo, Bautista then Encarnacion and man. Man that's scary and fun and good. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Devon Travis? Is he just playing over his head or do you think he's actually capable of producing? Could he be a top 5 2B? Maybe 15/10 with a .270-.280 AVG?
(Steven from Harrisburg)
Travis is playing over his head to some extent, he's unlikely to still have a .315 AVG and .388 OBP at the end of the season, but I don't expect him to just fall off a cliff. There's certainly a possibility that he's made improvements to his game and that he's a better player now than the one the Tigers traded. That might not jive with your baseball worldview, but his seven home runs aren't a total fluke. That's evidence that something has changed after he hit 10 home runs in 441 PA with Double-A last year. Even if he *only* hits two home runs a month the rest of the way, he'll threaten 20. Expectations should be raised. (Nick Shlain)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)Devon Travis is playing at his ceiling right now, right? Has his play changed expectations for him at all? Especially the power stroke. Can we evaluate up his expected line though?
(mbeemsterboer from Chicago, IL)
He's likely playing above his ceiling, if he's not then it's Devon's world and we're just living in it. Expectations are way, way up. (Nick Shlain)
2015-04-29 20:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Devon Travis' hot start to the year? Could he be a top 5 2B this season? Is 15/15 with a .280 AVG reasonable to expect or am I off? Is the guy for real?
(Schmilkus Orangaflop from Yugoslavia)
Do you guys remember when Brian Roberts hit .379/.459/.726 with 8 homers and 10 steals in April of 2005? Travis can hit enough to be a major league regular, but top five second baseman he is not--even with this hot start. That's rich in both the average and power for me. (Bret Sayre)
2015-04-29 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the better Dynasty 2B, Addison Russell or Devon Travis?
(Silverback38 from VA)
Oh come on. Really? (Bret Sayre)
2015-03-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which of these "fringe" prospects can you see playing beyond this label and their division 2 projections and being above average regulars some day? Mac Williamson, Preston Tucker, Darnell Sweeney, Tony Kemp, Devon Travis?
(GI JIM from Uranus)
Do you remember the seen in 30 rock when Kenneth is Tracey's work wife and he gives him the plan for the day and then Tracey says "I'M NOT DOING ANY OF THAT!" ?

That's how I feel about the names you just mentioned. Sweeney and Kemp the best of the bunch though. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-01-15 18:00:00 (link to chat)Toronto has a little bit of money left but has a couple of potential needs (Closer, 2B, CF, SP). If you were the team's GM which would you prioritize knowing that the likely fallback options for those positions were Dalton Pompey (CF), Brett Cecil (CL), and Devon Travis (2b). Axford or K-Rod for closer and Hector Olivera at second base would look nice no?
(Jim from Ottawa)
I'm not a believer in Devon Travis as a significant MLB contributor, so I would focus my attention on finding alternatives or ideally an answer at second base. If not that, then I think it makes more sense to focus on finding additional arms for the rotation at this point. (Mark Anderson)
2014-11-04 18:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Devon Travis? Is his ceiling anywhere near someone like Kolten Wong or is he going to be more of a weak bat like Tommy LaStella?
(mbeemsterboer from Madison)
Travis is a second division player for me. I've seen a ton of him in both college and since being drafted, and while the numbers have been really fun to see, I don't see it translating at the highest level. He's got great hands at second base but the range is a little light for my liking. There's surprising strength and pop in the swing, but I think that will come back some against MLB pitching. He can get the barrel on the ball with some regularity, but its not the profile of a .300 hitter. I think it all adds up to a difficult profile that ends up in the second division range; leaving him quite a ways from Kolten Wong.

Oh, don't sell LaStella's bat short long term. I'm the resident high man on LaStella's offensive potential and think it will play better in 2015. (Mark Anderson)
2014-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Right at the end of the season Devon Travis saw some time in CF. Do you think he can handle that position going forward? And do you think his bat plays in the big leagues?
(Zack from Windsor)
I don't know of any 40 runners that play CF, so I'm skeptical at best. It's nice for his value, but I don't think it necessarily means anything long term. He's not the Tigers CF of the future or anything, and the arm is below average out there. This isn't a Mookie Betts situation, Mookie is a far superior athlete. Travis' bat plays, but he's got second division upside for me at best. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)What do you hear about Tigers 2B prospect Devon Travis? He's coming through in AA as he did over lower levels last year and continues to hit for average with some power and speed. What's his future?
(JB from CT)
I've seen quite a bit of Travis. Here's what I wrote about him this offseason: http://www.blessyouboys.com/2014/3/3/5464756/tigers-top-30-prospects-15-devon-travis

TL;DR hit first profile, well below average speed, steady glove, fringy arm, grinder, good teammate. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on the Tigers Devon Travis and why he didn't make the BP Top Ten list?
(Aidan from SoCal)
He's more grinder that maxes out his ability/tools than he is an everyday guy. He's got a good approach and good bat to ball ability, but the thump comes up short and he's just a solid glove. I just don't see it playing everyday for a first division club. (Mark Anderson)
2013-11-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)1)How are Devon Travis and Cory Kniebel doing in the AFL? any reason to change (for good or bad) their long term projections? 2)If you're Dave Dombrowski, how do you fix the bullpen?
(DetroitDale from Tallahassee (eternal spring training))
Travis putting in work; iffy profile for me. Knebel was arguably the "closest to majors" arm in last year's draft class, considering the reliever profile, and he has largely shown the same in his pro outings. Take a look at the Tigers draft this year and I think you'll get a good idea as to what the org has in mind when it comes to addressing the bullpen -- lots and lots of collegiate arms injected into the system -- first six picks could all be effective pen arms, with some having a chance to start long term. All are worth following in 2014 -- Crawford, Knebel, Ziomek, Kubitza could arguably contribute in some form if pushed. (Nick J. Faleris)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)Is Devon Travis a legit prospect?
(cal Guy from cali)
He's probably got a big league future, but without a significant power tool he seems like more of an OK MI regular or a capable utility player and not a future star. (Mike Gianella)


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